Category Archives: Trade Wars

The Adventures of Tariffman Continues!

Hey guys, did you know that yesterday the first big wave of U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made consumer goods took effect? The LATimes tells us that the list includes (Fair Warning Mobile Readers – it’s a PDF): boots slippers leather shoes … Continue reading

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I’m shocked.

CNN fills us in about those phone calls that China allegedly made to Tariffman, begging him to return to the negotiating table: “Though Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted there had been “communication,” aides privately conceded the phone calls … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman Continues! (Part Infinity)

As you may recall, before departing for the G7 Summit, Tariffman retaliated against China by upping the ante on existing tariffs on Chinese imports, and called Chinese premier Xi Jinping his enemy. And there was that other nutty stuff about … Continue reading

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E-I-E-I-OUCH!

Prznint McDeals came back from the G7 Summit empty-handed. The Guardian dryly tells us: “Trump said Japan had agreed to buy excess US corn that is burdening farmers as a result of the tariff dispute between Washington and Beijing. [Japan’s … Continue reading

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4th Reich Walks Back Tariffman’s Comments

Let’s begin with the comment: Reporter at G7: “Mr. President, any second thoughts on escalating the trade war with China?” Trump: “Yeah, sure. Why not?” pic.twitter.com/FYhF7FHr4p — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) August 25, 2019 …and you can see why they all … Continue reading

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UPDATED: The Adventures of Tariffman Continues!

Uh-Oh: The Chinese State Council says it’s slapping tariffs ranging from 5% to 10% on $75 billion U.S. goods in two batches effective on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. It also said a 25% tariff will be imposed on U.S. … Continue reading

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Straight Talk From Crooked Man

“Nobody wants to take any chance of disrupting the Christmas season.” And thus Wilbur Ross inadvertently ripped Tariffman’s mask off and revealed that the Trade Wars are hurting consumers.

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The Adventures of Tariffman Continues!

Prznint McDeals has postponed his latest round of tariffs from September 1 until December 15, and you might be surprised why: “No, we’re doing this for Christmas season, just in case some of the tariffs would have an impact on … Continue reading

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Tariffman Punches Back!

Trade Wars Prznint Tariffs  announced on Twitter(!) that he will impose 10 percent tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of imports from China. …during the talks the U.S. will start, on September 1st, putting a small additional Tariff of 10% … Continue reading

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Cause Meets Effect

Hair Füror’s immigration (non)policies gets 40% approval and 57% disapproval nationally in the latest WashPost-ABC poll. Yay! Maybe we’re not so awful after all! So while those kinds of numbers seem like a disaster when taken at a flying bird’s … Continue reading

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